David Spangler (congressman)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837
|Preceded by||Elisha Whittlesey|
|Succeeded by||Daniel Parkhurst Leadbetter|
December 2, 1796|
|Died||October 18, 1856
|Resting place||South Lawn Cemetery, Coshocton|
Born in Sharpsburg, Maryland, Spangler moved with his parents to Zanesville, Ohio in 1802. He attended public schools and worked at the blacksmith's trade before engaging in mercantile pursuits. Spangler then studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1824. He commenced practice in Zanesville.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the state house of representatives in 1830. He then moved to Coshocton, Ohio in 1832 and continued to practice law. Spangler was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837). He declined candidacy for renomination in 1836 and for the nomination for Governor of Ohio in 1844.
Spangler died in Coshocton on October 18, 1856 and was interred in South Lawn Cemetery.
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